From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
August 26, 1903

Fountain pens for sale by J. G. Trimble.

The Steamer Oceloa came up with a cargo for the railroad Wednesday.

WANTED — Twenty-five head of fat yearlings.  F. E. MAYO.

Mr. J. M. Wallace left the latter part of last week for Shreveport to join his family.

I have for sale the Weber wagon — best wagon on the market.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

The gasoline boat Warren brought a full cargo for Union Mercantile Co. Thursday.

FOR SALE CHEAP — A lady’s side saddle and a lady’s bicycle. Apply at this office.

Mr. J. G. Trimble, president of the Farmerville State Bank, returned, from Shreveport Sunday.

I have a few good open buggies on hand. For sale cheap or trade. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mrs. J. G. Trimble returned from Ruston Monday accompanied by her mother Mrs. S. A. Hardy.

Mistakes are Costly.  You can make no mistake by using Hunt’s Cure for Itch, Tetter, Ringworm and Itching Piles. No cure — no pay. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

The law will soon be out, the same season will open up and then we all have sport. That is, all but the editor.

STOPS THE COUGH AND WORKS OFF THE COLD. Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets cure a cold in one day. No cure, no pay. Price 25 cents.

We are informed by Mr. J. B. Clark, that Mr. Dan Murray, of the Cherry Ridge neighborhood, died last week.

Call on J. B. Adcock at Marion and have your photographs taken. He will give you fine finished pictures at reasonable charges.

?? Clarence Aulds entertained at the party of ???????????? supper at Mrs. James Hall’s Saturday evening.

TO CONTRACTORS. Bids wanted for the removal of the Farmerville old court house. For particulars address D.STEIN, Farmerville, La.

Col. R. G. Pleasant, of Shreveport, arrived in Farmerville on Thursday last on a visit to his farther’s family. He returned Monday.

We Tell No Secrets. It is an open secret that Hunt’s Lightning Oil cures every thing except broken hearts and softening of the brain. 25 and 50 cts. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Read the program of the parish teacher’s institute to be held in Farmerville September 4th, 1903. Everyone interested in education should attend.

The Best Prescription for Malaria, Chills and Fever is a bottle of Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic. It is simply iron and quinine in a tasteless form. No cure, no pay. Price 50¢.

Our merchants complain of dull times. No wonder; they haven’t advertised for so long that people have forgotten where Farmerville is — in a business sense.

You Know What you are Taking. When you take Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic because the formula is plainly printed on every bottle showing that it is simply Iron and Quinine in a tasteless form. No Cure, No Pay. 50¢.

LOST NOTE. — I have lost or misplaced a certain not signed by G. W. Cox, dated May 26, 1903, for $115.00 payable to R. E. Thompson. All persons are hereby warned not to trade for said note, as it is my property.  R. E. THOMPSON.

E W. Grove

A Perilous Leap. From Pike’s Peak, 14,134 feet, will not cure softening of the grain, but a 25 cent box of Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets will cure chills. No cure – not pay.  Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Corn is made and plenty of it and if the shower which fell here Monday was general we have ample rain to make cotton. From all reports Union Parish has better crops this year than in quite a number of previous years.

Watch for a Chill. However slight at this time of year and in this climate, it is the forerunner of malaria. A disposition to yawn, and an all tired out feeling even comes before the chill. Herbine, by its prompt stimulative action on the liver, drives the malaria germs out of the system, purifies the blood, tones up the system and restores health. 50c at R. Haas.

Tax Assessor Mr. J. M. Underwood, Jr., filed his assessment rolls Saturday, Aug. 22nd. The total assessment for the year 1903 is $2,023,660 showing an increase over the 1902 assessment of $306,765. This will amount in state taxes to $12,141.96 as against $10,301.37 for 1902, and the parish taxes on the assessment of 1903 will amount to $20,236.60 as against $17,168.95 for 1902. What would you do with the money if you are not in favor of public improvements.

A Worm Killer. J. A. J. Montgomery, Puxico, Wayne Co., MO., writes: “I have little twin girls, who have been bothered with worms all their lives. I tried everything to relieve them which failed until I used White’s Cream Vermifuge; the first two doses brought four worms from one of them, the next two doses, twelve, one of them measuring twelve inches; the other child was only relieved of four worms. It is a most excellent medicine.” White’s Cream Vermifuge is good for children. It not only destroys worms, it helps the child to perfect growth, wards off sickness. 25c. Sold by R. Haas.


The Monroe Sash and Door Factory — What it Does for Its Customers.

It gives them the cheapest and best yellow pine and cypress doors and sash and all other mill work. It gives them a good fit and promptly corrects any errors that may be made.

It delivers goods ordered promptly without any expense for dray age or freight in Monroe and its suburbs.

It readily modifies and alters bills, adds to or takes from to suit purchasers.

It gives reasonable time for payment.

It saves vexation, annoyance, worry and loss.

It studies the interest of its customers and tries to please them.

It spends all its money with home people and helps to support the tin bucket brigade.

Send in your orders and “you’ll be satisfied with life.”



Several men, nine in all, were brought to town Tuesday under arrest charged with cutting, and buying timber cut from railroad land. They were trying to make bond but up to the present writing have not succeeded. Depredations like this were not much noticed a few years ago, but now that timber has become a valuable property men run a great risk who cut it without the consent of the owner.

Physicians and Druggists. Ford & Sturgeon, a prominent drug firm at Rocky Hill Station, Ky., write: “We were requested by Dr. G. B. Snigley to send for Herbine for the benefit of our customers. We ordered three dozen in December, and we are glad to say, Herbine has given such grate satisfaction that we have duplicated this order three times, and today we gave your salesman another order. We beg to say Dr. G. B. Snigley takes pleasure in recommending Herbine.” 50c bottle at R. HAAS.

Mr. John Shaver, manager of the Camie, Cecil & Fay Telephone Co., Ltd., is making numerous improvements in the telephone service of the company and, we are informed, now has twenty-sever local ‘phones. Mr. Shaver is energetically endeavoring to make a success, and we hope he may consummate his aim.

Repent of Your SinsAnd use Hunt’s Lightning Oil for all pains, Catarrh, Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Cuts, Burns, Colic and Diarrhea. Try it. 25 and 50 cts. Satisfaction or money refunded. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Our enterprising, genial and ever good-humored police juror Mr. J. B. Clark, of Oakland, was a visitor to Farmerville Saturday. Mr. Clark is talking about moving to Arkansas. If by so doing he betters himself, we can say nothing except that we hate to see men of Mr. Clark’s stamp leave the parish.

HARRIS’ BUSINESS COLLEGE, Jackson, Miss., will take your note for tuition, payable when you secure a position. They guarantee positions, under reasonable conditions. They cannot supply the demand for bookkeepers and stenographers.

Mr. Alf. Ward, who lives near Lillie, had the misfortune last Friday to lose his house and nearly all of its contents by fire. Mr. Ward was away from home at the time.

TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY  Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove’s signature is on each box. 25¢


Dr. I. Heinburg, of Monroe, is a visitor to our town this week. We are always pleased to see him.

Mr. J. D. Baughman returned home Monday from a trip to Texas. Mrs. Baughman, who accompanied her husband on the trip will not return until Friday.

For the education congress at Alexandria, La., September 4th – 6th, the Iron Mountain route will make round trip rate $3.90. Tickets on sale September 3rd and 4th, limimit September 7th.  H. D. Apgar, Agent.

Messrs. Abe Stein, of Ruston, Jacob Stein, of Abbeville, Ab Arent and D. E. Laupheimer, of Monroe, are on the streets of Farmerville shaking hands with their many friends.

Open Your Mouth. And swallow one. Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets combines all the qualities of the best liquid chill Tonics. Done always ready. Dose always the same. No cure – no pay. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

The Confederate veterans reunion will meet at Bernice Thursday, Aug. 27. A large attendance is expected. There will no doubt be plenty to eat and the vets will have a big time.

How to Succeed in Business. Keep your liver in good condition by using Simmons Liver Purifier (tin box). It corrects constipation, cures Indigestion, Billiousness, stops Headache, get your heart in the right place so you can smile at your neighbor. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

With a contionance of such rains as fell here Monday and Tuesday, whether local or general boating in the D’Arbonne will soon begin.

It was rumored on the streets Tuesday that the Bank of El Dorado had closed at doors. This action was brought about by the creditors of Asphlin Lake Cotton Co. filing suit against the bank for a large amount and the depositors becoming frightened made a rush on the bank which proved greater than that institution was able to meet.

Messrs. G. W. Ramsy and W. d. Chandler, special deputies, left Sunday evening for Choudrant, returning Monday with Bob Foster who is charged with nurder.

Mrs. T. J. Moore, of Bernice, is in Farmerville visiting her brothers Messrs. C. D. and J. B. Covingtion and her sister, Mrs. J. W. Stancil.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.









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